During a commemoration for Japanese soldiers fighting in the US Army during World War II, Mr. Miyagi meets the widow of his commanding officer. He gets to know her granddaughter Julie, an angry teenager who is still feeling the pain of losing both her parents in an accident and is having problems with her grandmother and her fellow pupils. Mr. Miyagi decides to teach her karate to get her through her pain and issues and back on the right path. Written by
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Did You Know?
The ladder that Eric and Julie climb on to the train's roof, #01737, was added for the movie. The train is still in service today. See more
Mr. Miyagi is a CMOH (congressional medal of honor) recipient. When he gets out of the car in the first scene, the escorting soldiers do not render salutes to him as all CMOH recipients are entitled to. See more
Sergeant Kesuke Miyagi
Boys are much easier!
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Written by F.D. Marchetti
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Performed by Jane Morgan
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